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Building my own collection for improvement
Compiled by nasmichael
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I am thankful for all those who are helping me with my chess development. So I would start fresh to keep the ideas which are sent to me in one place.

Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Sultan Khan vs Milner-Barry, 1932 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 56 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs B Kostic, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Fine vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(A90) Dutch, 28 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs E Gik, 1968 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

J Rukavina vs Tal, 1973 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Going down to pawn ending, instructive.
Tal vs J Rukavina, 1973 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Szabo vs Geller, 1953 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 59 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 57 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Suetin, 1951 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 46 moves, 1-0

Maintaining INITIATIVE is important.
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

H Rossetto vs L Day, 1968 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Topalov, 2008 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Ragozin, 1939 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

E Can vs S Djuraev, 2008
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Staunton vs Horwitz, 1851  
(A13) English, 46 moves, 1-0

A ruy lopez I can understand. Thanks, Yates and Lasker.
Lasker vs Yates, 1925 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

G Ringoir vs P Amlani, 2008
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

E Tate vs S Kriventsov, 1998 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Don't resign while I am out getting tea.
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 64 moves, 1-0

One of 3 brilliancies in this tourney. K+Ps v.K+B
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1924 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs E Steiner, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Smelled the blood in the water!
Chigorin vs Bird, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Passed pawns are fierce. Corr. games from past are fun to watch
Pravda vs Spassky, 1970 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 43 moves, 0-1

Teamwork between pieces is key.
Short vs McShane, 2010 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Albin Counter --
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1920 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

After playing "GuessTheMove" - Alekhine v. Colle 1925,...
G Fuster vs Bronstein, 1949 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Forceful pawn storm upon the white king's position.
L Perez Rodriguez vs K Mekhitarian, 2008
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 42 moves, 0-1

Attack. Does the extra piece help?
Morphy vs N Marache, 1859  
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

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